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tmarieJul. 23, 2014 - 05:42PM JST
I think it lies with the lack of education in Japan with food safety - he gets it now but lord, drove me nuts to come into the kitchen and find food still left out after he was done eating.
Posted in: 300 suffer food poisoning at Nagano sports tournament
tmarieJul. 23, 2014 - 05:41PM JST
China, where money comes first, and health is not in their list. All they want is profit.
Yes, because only Chinais like this, right? Support Fukushima farmers!!!!!!!
Posted in: China food scandal drags in Starbucks, Burger King and McNuggets in Japan
tmarieJul. 23, 2014 - 05:31PM JST
Anyone see Bloomberg commenting on how he's to prove it is safe and stating that Israel is the victim in all of this. Unreal.
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tmarieJul. 23, 2014 - 05:26PM JST
Not sure why China is taking such a beating here in Japan with this considering all the scandals in Japan with regards to poisoning, relabeling and the like. Hmmm.. 300 this week alone in Japan but no reason given. The shock by the public that these Japanese companies use food from China is amusing me.
Anyone who eats nasty premade food like chicken nuggets and the like should not be shocked that they are eating rotten food, food dropped on the floor, food coughed all over... If you want fresh and good, you don't buy food that comes from a cardboard box.
tmarieJul. 23, 2014 - 05:17PM JST
or have some staff make rounds in the parking lot to check if there are any babies in the car once in a while.
Many already do that and some actually have play areas for kids. Which I find sick and twisted.
We need a law in which Pachinko should be held equally responsible (make them to check their parking lots to make sure nobody is leaving their child/pets in there). Something like drinking-driving law (restaurant are also responsible if their drunk customer drives car)
100% disagree. Why should they be held responsible for stupid parents? Why should they have to pay staff to ensure that dumb parents aren't leaving kids in the their car? I 100% disagree with the bar thing too. It has become far too easy for folks to shift personal responsibilty onto a company rather than taking it themseleves.
Sorry but this is too much. a 40 year old woman thinks a child will be fine in a car for six hours in the summer? No way. Perhaps a 40 year old woman who got knocked up with a kid she doesn't want and thinks she can get away with murder by playing stupid. Throw the book at her.
Posted in: Woman arrested after 5-month-old son dies in car while she plays pachinko
tmarieJul. 23, 2014 - 05:06PM JST
The cops did their job in this case and the laws failed to protect this young woman. It's time to update these laws again and start removing these loons from society.
Clearly they didn't because this poor girl was stalked and killed - in her house of all places. Just after going to the police to complain, yet again, about this guy.
** Further, while I understand that this girl is 18, but were talking Japan, so really that means about 15-16 mentally, why weren't the parents more involved with their daughters on line activities. Seems like this could have been prevented with some common sense about using social media sites.**
And not all 18 year olds here are about 15-16 mentally so perhaps the parents were fine with her doing as she likes on social media. Talk about blaming the victim. Common sense would be teaching people that others are not their property and that stalking is wrong.
Posted in: Man pleads guilty to killing ex-girlfriend after stalking her
tmarieJul. 23, 2014 - 04:56PM JST
Sorry to burst your bubble, but I wasn't referring to you.
Then how about you make that clear as you quoted me and then commented.
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tmarieJul. 23, 2014 - 04:54PM JST
Not at all (except perhaps Hokkaido). I found out that Japanese put everything in the fridge or the freezer, including bread, potatoes and rice, and certainly everything cooked... I lived mostly in Tokyo and Kagoshima.
I've found that the other poster is correct - food left out all the time. I have no idea how many times I have had to tell my husband to put the damn food in the fridge. He accuses me of being too worried about food - I refuse dairy and whatnot after the "best before" where he'll ignore it. He'll leave curry, buridaikon and the like out on the counter. His family does the exact same thing and I've been to many houses where things are left out.
Tessa, indeed. Add in the relabling and cover ups... I have zero trust here in food standards and safety. Having a good laugh at the chicken thing in China right now and how folks are shocked that Macs uses chicken from China. Honestly, how naive are folks?
tmarieJul. 22, 2014 - 06:11PM JST
Didn't Prefectures import life guards from Australia, and other countries? Couldn't they teach at schools unfettered?
Never heard that. The pools here are a joke. No deep end so people never actually have to learn how to swim, they just put their foot down and stand up. Swimming classes at school are often taught like an English class. Sit on the side, learn about swimming but never HOW to swim. Clearly need the red cross here with their methodology and instructors.
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tmarieJul. 22, 2014 - 04:46PM JST
For a country that prides itself on food, food quality and safety, there are far too many food poisoning cases and deaths. How many is this so far this year? What happened and who is responsible?
tmarieJul. 22, 2014 - 04:44PM JST
How does a diver go missing if they are diving using the buddy system?
Too many deaths here. For a country that has a pool in nearly every school, the water safety here is shocking. RIP folks. What a horrible way to go.
tmarieJul. 22, 2014 - 04:42PM JST
Well said Frungy!!
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tmarieJul. 22, 2014 - 04:39PM JST
**What can I say ? - today system works !
Without any foreign help - All that Russian have achieved in last 15 years was made without any foreign help**
Really? YOu might want to ask those living in poverty how well the system works. You might want to ask the kids sent to fight for Russia, you might want to ask the families of the dead journalist, the gays, lesbians and bisexuals, the minorities... Keep swallowing the crap Putin feeds you because it is clear for any outsider or well educated Russian - many of whom have left - that it is NOT working.
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tmarieJul. 22, 2014 - 04:35PM JST
While 23.6Bn dollars is Dr. Evil territory, does the world really need entities like RJ Reynolds?
Where did I suggest the world need RJ? My comment was about personal responsibilty and people knowingly doing stupid things.
tmarieJul. 21, 2014 - 07:08PM JST
Coal miners brought in to look for bodies, the bodies sitting in the sun on the back of trucks and loaded into trains that are then moved to lord knows where. Disgusting.
Video of a launcher moving from Russia into the area a few days before. What about the conversations bragging they did it? For the people who are defending Russia, get a clue. The world would be a much better place without a certain leader...
Why have the black boxes not been given to anyone else yet? Experts are there and willing to take them.
tmarieJul. 21, 2014 - 07:02PM JST
Sam, great to hear! Sad that YOU had to go through all of that even after reporting it to a certain group of people who gets paid from our taxes...
tmarieJul. 21, 2014 - 06:57PM JST
Have you taken a drive in the country lately? There are solar installations going up everywhere thanks to government support. Back in March they freed up ¥10 billion in subsidies for batteries alone.
I haven't seen this. And why only in the country? Why not home owners in the city? We certainly didn't get any subsidy - though will have my husband check it out since you mentioned there might be one.
Posted in: Abe says gov't will offer Y2 mil subsidy for fuel-cell cars
tmarieJul. 21, 2014 - 04:19PM JST
I love the Japanese version of this but yes, very few women make it through as it really focuses on upper body strength and the jumps (the cliffs?) are often too high for any woman to have any chance. Will check out the video online!
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tmarieJul. 21, 2014 - 04:18PM JST
**RJ Reynolds knew exactly what they were doing when they sold those cigarettes. **
And smokers know exactly what they are doing when they smoke. I don't smoke, avoid smokers but this is a joke. Where is the personal responsibilty?? What next? Money for putting fingers in sockets?
tmarieJul. 21, 2014 - 04:15PM JST
So why doesn't the government do this with solar power and get rid of the idea of starting up the nuclear power plants?? If clean is good for cars, why not power??
Jul. 24, 2014 - 01:26PM JST
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Jul. 24, 2014 - 01:23PM JST
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.500 ! .500 ! GO DRAGONS !
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